Anna Davalos

Chief Storyteller

Multi-talented, Emmy-award-winning producer with more than 20 years of experience in broadcast and online-media.

Anna Davalos is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alejo Media. Anna is a multi-talented, Emmy-award-winning producer with more than 20 years of experience in broadcast and online-media, a well-seasoned expert in video production techniques, and an advanced Final Cut Pro editor. Anna began her career as a small-market producer before working her way up to national-level assignments—along the way, receiving an Emmy for “Best Newscast.” During an eight-year stint as a freelance producer, she was intricately involved in the writing, producing, editing and other elements of a wide variety of important television and cable network news productions—including NBC News, USA TODAY Live, FOX News’ The Edge, Cox Broadcasting, BET News and The McLaughlin Group, and which include an extensive range of stories with historical import, such as Papal visits, presidential inaugurals, natural disasters coverage and the Olympics. In February 2006, Anna took her storytelling skills to an online platform—joining the Associated Press Online Video Network. There, she and her team developed, wrote and edited stories for distribution to hundreds of websites across the country. Before launching Alejo Media, in 2011, Anna was the Executive Producer at EnergyNOW!, overseeing a team of production professionals who produced a 30-minute, weekly news magazine on energy and environmental issues for national distribution on Bloomberg Television. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Anna also serves as a guest lecturer at Georgetown University and the University of Oklahoma, and a member of the Producers Guild of America.